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Karoline Achille, M.A

Registered Psychotherapist

Co-Founder, Director

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Language(s): English & French

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. Carl Jung 

I see individuals aged 17+ and couples, in person, over the phone and through secured video. 

I use an integrative approach, psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, Solution-focused therapy, Existential therapy, etc.) to help my clients find solutions and face challenges that negatively impact their lives. My experiences have made me equipped to work with adults struggling with behavioural disturbances related to depression, anxiety (social anxiety, panic attacks, stress), relationship issues (familial, romantic), trauma, abuse, suicide risk, self-harm, and life/developmental transitions.

Our first session together will focus on building a safe space to figure out your needs and clarify your therapeutic goals. My objective for us is to develop a deeper understanding of who you are, what brought you to therapy, your history, your struggles, and your goals moving forward. In our first session, I will answer all your potential questions and concerns about the process of psychotherapy.  My hope is to facilitate understanding, empowerment, and strategies through an open shared experience in therapy.

I hold a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of Ottawa. I am bilingual (French & English) and I also speak Haitian Creole fluently. I do ongoing education through online counselling seminars. Over my professional career, I have held counselling roles and support in a variety of community community programs local as well as provincial.

I truly believe that by unpacking our past and exploring how it relates to our present lives, we can unlock a future that promotes a healthy mental well-being.

Contact Me

Email: kachille@catharsistherapy.ca

Tel: 613-316-6099

Experience

I'm a Registered Psychotherapist.                Registered Psychotherapist: College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)

Qualifications

2020-  Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology, University of Ottawa 
Licensed - College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
2021- Member of the Ontario Society of Registered Psychotherapists
2019- Member of the Ontario Psychological Association 


Latest Trainings

August 2023 - Institute for Sensorimotor Art Therapy - The Transformation Journey
August 2023 - Expressive Arts as Healing Engagement

Winter 2023- Emotionally Focused Therapy — Externship
Fall 2021 - Virtual Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Basic Training 
May 2021- Cognitive Behavioural
therapy Essentials 
April 2021- Personality Structure and Its Implications for Psychotherapy
March 2021- Dialectical behavioural therapy Essentials 
February 2021- Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT) Level One
December 2020 - Gottman Method Couples Therapy – Level 1

© 2023 by Catharsis Psychotherapy

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